The Center for Tax and Budget Accountability reports that if Governor Bruce Rauner vetoes SB1, as he has threatened to do, he will be harming Illinois public school students—but downstate students will be hit disproportionately hard. That’s because downstate districts have a larger per-pupil adequacy gap than the statewide average: while making up 34 percent of statewide enrollment, downstate districts have 40 percent of the statewide adequacy gap. As a result, they stand to lose more additional funding if Governor Rauner vetoes SB1. Read the report